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Pirkles establish scholarship to honor mother

Attorneys Bob Pirkle and John Pirkle present the Eugenia W. Pirkle Scholarship to Selina Snider, a rising sophomore at Wesleyan College in Macon. The scholarship is named in memory of the Pirkles' mother, who worked as a teacher, as an employee of the Georgia Department of Family Services and with adoption placement.

August 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


MLK observance gives five $1,000 scholarships

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Observance Committee recently awarded scholarships to five local high school students.

August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Emancipation celebration backs scholarships

Three high school students recently received $500 scholarships from the Liberty County Emancipation Proclamation Committee.

August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


YMCA has youth activities

The Liberty County YMCA will host YMCA After Glow: Interdenominational Youth Outreach on the third Sundays of each month from 7-9 p.m. No membership is required. Activities will include swimming, arts and crafts, teen talk, board games and more. For more information, call 368-9622.

August 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


GED tests to be given in Jesup in September

GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.

August 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LCRD starting after-school program

Registration is under way for the 2007-2008 Liberty County Recreation Department's after-school program.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Seven inducted into GSU honor society

The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. To become a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year at the University.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Long Co. class sets reunion

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Church buys uniforms for students

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church had so many calls from parents needing help buying school uniforms the Rev. Micky Jackson announced the church would assist. The pastor's wife, Shyre Jackson, along with several other people, including teachers, went to ProFeet to make the purchases and then sort the clothes. Below, children model uniforms at a back-to-school Rally at the church.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Mostly uniform start to school year

The beginning of classes in Liberty County public schools is going smoothly, even with a new uniform policy as well as the usual back-to-school transition.

August 23, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Classes start Friday at Glennville Christian Academy

The faculty and staff of Glennville Christian Academy are in training for the 2007-08 school year.

August 23, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County 4-H hands out awards

The Long County 4-H Club hosted its 2007 awards reception Thursday at the Long County High School cafeteria.

August 21, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Scouts to host recruiting nights

The Coastal Empire Council and the Liberty District, Boy Scouts of America, will be host a fall recruitment campaign at Liberty County Elementary Schools in the coming weeks.

August 21, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Liberty schools host open house

Liberty County's public schools kick off their 2007-2008 school year today with open house on all campuses.

August 19, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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Royal accepted into NSCS

Danielle Shannon Royal of Hinesville has accepted membership into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).

July 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Newest Leadership Liberty class graduates

Members of the 2014 Leadership Liberty class graduated and were recognized during a dinner July 10 at Spartina Landing.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Board receives update on iPad initiative

The Liberty County Board of Education received an update on its upcoming iPad initiative at a scheduled work session Tuesday morning.

July 25, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Education


Special-ed services in Long County

The Department of Exceptional Student Services of Long County Public Schools offers special-education services to eligible students. ages 3 through 21, and to children from birth through 21 who have hearing or visual impairments.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI student wins second in nation

Junwei Ren, a 2014 graduate of Bradwell Institute, claimed second place in the nation in computer applications at the recent Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tenn. Georgia FBLA had 56 national winners.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State changes rules for school fundraisers

In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hinesville students earn academic honors

The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced that Bradwell Institute student Nathanel Johns of Hinesville has been selected to become a member of the organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

July 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educators leery of law to allow school employees to carry guns

Part of a broad new Georgia gun law that took effect July 1 allows school boards to adopt policies that will authorize school personnel to carry guns at school, on buses and at school functions.

July 22, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten and Taylor Carpenter Correspondents | Education


Stewart Back-to-School Fair Thursday

CAIR and back-to-school fairs, coming to Fort Stewart on Thursday, will provide one-stop opportunities for soldiers and families to learn more about the communities and schools surrounding the posts.

July 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Camp designed to pique kids' interests

Area elementary-school-aged students studied up on a variety of subjects at the Georgia Institute of Technology STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Camp last week at Liberty Elementary School.

July 21, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Education


Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two earn college degrees

Pamela Pettis of Chesapeake, Va., recently earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Thomas Edison State College of Trenton, N.J. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Pettis of Hinesville and a 1997 graduate of Bradwell Institute. Pamela is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy as an engineering limited-duty officer and an officer in charge SWOS at the engineering learning site in Norfolk, Virginia.

July 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth get experience, paid training

For many students, summer means swimming pools, suntans and shopping malls. But for 35 Riceboro teenagers, the summer break is an opportunity to gain real-world work experience while exploring career options.

July 16, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


National educator to visit Liberty schools

The Liberty County School System recently announced that it has been chosen by the Georgia Department of Education and the executive office of the president of the United States to host a visit from David Mineta, director of demand reduction for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, on Aug. 27.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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